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Zimbabwe’s Tortured Rule of Law

On Sunday, March 17, a day after the Constitutional Referendum, Zimbabwe arrested Beatrice Mtetwa, leading human rights lawyer and Board member of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights… 562 more words


Zimbabwean Activist Jestina Mukoko 'Released’

On Sunday, Jestina Mukoko, Executive Director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, was ‘released’ from prison. Her defense attorney and fabulous feminist human and women’s rights attorney… 219 more words


Celebrating International Women's Day!


By Sarudzayi

As our struggle for women’s rights and equality continues on, I am very grateful to the women who fought to give me the freedoms that I have today. 242 more words


Torture in Zimbabwe

Last Thursday, Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court unanimously “chastised” state security agents for torturing Jestina Mukoko, national director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, four years ago. 455 more words


An African Spring for Zimbabwean Women?

Violence is a major barrier for women to enter into politics, but there are many other and less visible challenges to overcome for politically active women. 219 more words


Whoever Said Birds Of The Same Feather Flock Together Was Right...

I remember a wise man once said your choice of friends defines your character. We may try to argue that

it’s not true saying that you have bad friends but you are a nice person, blah blah blah.  1,242 more words


Secy Clinton: 2010 International Women of Courage Awardees

March 5, 2010

2009 International Women of Courage

State Dept blog:

The annual International Women of Courage Award was started in March 2007 to recognize women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and advancement.

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